Arsenal have turned down a £ 50million offer from Manchester City regarding the transfer of Alexis Sanchez.
Nevertheless, sources close to the City officials told Goal if they remain confident of completing the recruitment of the Chilean superstar before the transfer window closes.
Goal previously reported, City and Arsenal held a transfer negotiation Alexis, but the Gunners insist it has no intention of selling the player.
But there is another discourse. Alexis could be docked to Etihad Stadium if in the package offer, The Citizens include the name Raheem Sterling. However, the possibility of this exchange is not agreed by the City, who avoided losing the talented wings of England.
In addition to Sterling, the North London army is also said to be attracted to striker Sergio Aguero, but a source close to the player said there was no intention for this Argentinean to turn the club over in the summer.
Alexis has agreed on a salary that City will give a few weeks ago and had told the Gunners management that he was eager to leave early July.
Since last April, City did voiced his optimism of getting Alexis’s signature. However, it looks like manager Arsene Wenger will stop the transfer saga of his favorite player.
Alexis is with Chile to face a World Cup qualifier against Paraguay and Bolivia. But City are preparing to fly to meet Alexis representatives to complete the transfer before the player-buying market ends.